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Grugapark Essen

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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8883106
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Fabulous

Huge interesting park. Far too big to discover it all in 3 days. Well laid out. Plenty to see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jomkeys
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Very nice

The most impressive point of attraction from Essen. A lot of flowers, green all around you. Nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average5%
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“great park” (4 reviews)
“pony rides” (3 reviews)
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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 201 8883106
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge interesting park. Far too big to discover it all in 3 days. Well laid out. Plenty to see. Miniature railway around the park and Model railway display next to Orangery. Park and display involves entry charge.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most impressive point of attraction from Essen. A lot of flowers, green all around you. Nice statues.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The park is nice, there a lot of things to do. You can just go there for chilling, walking or doing sports. There is a liddle train going through the park and even animals are to find. Especially events like the light show are making...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I was there for some hours there. The park is really beatiful and nicely designed. Very big and good place to take pictures

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This particular park is one of the largest in Germany; it hosts many sport and social activities. It a place for fresh air picnic, hiking, jogging and other sport activities. In addition the park is the place to meet friends and to learn about various...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest parks in Ruhrgebiet! It is very interesting to visit and do activities with family or friends when the weather is nice and dry! It has several natural attractions, that one can be impressed of!

Thank Joe K
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

If you only in Essen for few days, definitely this is not the place for you. This is a nice park for lazy day; if you don’t have anything else to do and the sun is up, then this place is perfect. I spend the...More

Thank L_Karis
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

The Grugapark Essen is one of the living proofs that out of a gardening fair there could be lasting results. With different beautiful gardens, living animals and places to relax it is a great source of slowing yourself down and fill your soul with beauty....More

Thank infoad
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A very nice park with different areas. The park is now nearly 90 years old and some areas bear witness to its eventful history. The park is particularly impressive when rhododendrons bloom in April / May. Huge and small bushes show the diverse beauty of...More

Thank Udo D
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Very nice park, just outside the centre of Essen. Beatiful statues. it truly is an oasis. Enjoy! Small entrance fee, worthwile every euro.

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LJE-UK
8 July 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is good for a full day if you like nature and want it quiet, it can also become crowded but there is always a quiet area, it is huge. Nice with a camera.
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Auday A
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Response from ACL3112 | Reviewed this property |
Tageskarten zum einmaligen Parkbesuch * Day ticket for single entry Erwachsene - Adults 4,00 Euro Schüler ab 16 Jahre, Studenten, Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr, Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr... More
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